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the possibility of parole. he will be going to prison for the rest of his life. for the murder of trooper brown, who was killed in june of 2010. now there are a couple of other details that came out here as they were doing the sentencing. first of all, it came out that the reason that this man was thrown out of an appleby's in june of 2010 was because he had apparently urinated on another one of the customer there is and was being disruptive. well he was thrown out. today, we heard from trooper brown's -- partner, who said that when he came out of the bar, trooper brown decided that this man did not need to be arrested, but should be let go and given a second chance. and this is something that the prosecutor spoke about. that even after given a second chance, that the man came back and then shot and killed the trooper. and yes, now he will be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. prince george's state's attorney angela brooks spoke about the sentencing today and we also heard from his partner, carl peoples. this is the trooper who held trooper brown as he died. >> the trooper bro
large crowd that we have assembled here. not too surprising. fans of course flocked to chuck brown's concerts it see him perform live and now they're flocking to the d.c. convention center to celebrate his life. ♪ ♪ ♪ wintd me up, chicauck. >> reporter: this woman grabbed her spot at the head of the line at 8:00 last night. >> i wanted to make sure i get in and my family came. and chuck is like that. he bring everybody together. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: chuck proun could always pack the house. and his memorial service is no different. thousands of people are expected to attend. the crowd so big that the service is being held in the d.c. convention center. >> i just wanted to be here to feel the atmosphere. to feel the love that chuck brown has gathered throughout the city. >> wonderful. his legacy, his encouragement, his peace, his love, his happiness, everything. his music, phenomenal. wonderful, wonderful energy. >> reporter: brown's rose-covered casket sat the front of the stage. behind it drums, keyboards and microphones. that's because this service will be as much about the
-go is gone. chuck brown passed away yesterday at the age of 75. he had been suffering from pneumonia. he was a legend in washington where his unique voice helped create the genre of go-go music. a sound that's become the pride of the nation's capital. news4's tracee wilkins is in silver spring with more. >> reporter: chuck brown, the creator of go-go could not have created and sustained the sound without the help and support of local radio. so of course with the news of his passing, that's where his fans went first. ♪ >> 1 x 77 par show and of course, chuck brown has left us, 75 years on this earth. >> reporter: it's the first morning after the passing of d.c. music legend, chuck brown. >> we're doing a chuck brown story. good morning, i believe that's denise in d.c., how you doing? >> reporter: and when wkys said russ par offered fans a chance it call in and talk to the godfather of go-go. fans called in. >> caller: my heart was broken when i learned he passed. he was just an amazing, amazing man. >> any party with chuck brown, there was so many people there and he walked through the
-go, chuck brown. brown's body arrived this morning at the howard theater in northwest d.c. where a public viewing is just beginning. the music legend performed many times for fans at that theater. now they're once again gathering there. news4's megan mcgrath is live at the theater and has more for us now. now megan, good morning. >> good morning, barbara, chuck brown had a large and loyal following. you can see that by looking at this line. just how many people are here, we have hundreds of folks waiting in line to go in and say one last final farewell. some of these people have been here since about 7:30 this morning. it's hot out here. many don't have water, but they're willing to wait in line just to say good-bye to a music legend. ♪ ♪ ♪ chuck brown, the godfather of go-go, up on stage. that's where he lived his life. so it seems only fitting that in death, his fans are saying good-bye inside the howard theater. >> chuck brown has left us a great history of legend of go-go for almost 30-some years of music. >> reporter: the spirit of go-go fills the space today. fans are flocking
of "news4 midday," bobby brown speaks out for the first time since whitney houston's death. what he's saying about her drug addiction. >>> plus, your passport to d.c. a month of events that will take you around the world without leaving the district. >>> and the heat is back, but so are the storms. i was paying too much with cable. paying so much, you want better quality. for the amount of money that i am paying, my cable company should take care of me. [ male announcer ] stop paying for second best. get verizon fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month, guaranteed for two years with no annual contract required. first time we saw tv on fios was amazing. i was just in a... in a trance watching it. [ male announcer ] want even more value? choose a two-year contract and pick your bonus: hbo and cinemax for 12 months... or a multi-room dvr free for 12 months. fios internet...the speed, you can't compare. i'm able to take care of things much faster now. [ male announcer ] get fios: $99.99 a month, guaranteed for two years -- plus your choice of bonuses with a two year contract.
-bye to the godfather of go-go next week. the "washington post" is reporting that one of chuck brown's daughters says plans are in place for an all-day public viewing at the howard theater. that will be next tuesday, the 29th. a funeral service will be held on thursday. those services could be held at the washington convention center or the verizon center. >>> the private school that president obama's daughters attend is debunking a prank email sent to parents. sidwell friends said someone sent a message saying condoms would be available at school bathrooms, at dances and other school functions. that according to the washingtonian. the email claimed inappropriate sexual behavior was the reason for the condom distribution. the message went to parents at the upper school at its wisconsin avenue campus. another email shortly after addressed it as a prank. >>> it's nine minutes after 11:00. coming up on "news4 midday," frightening claims. what one woman said that forced an international flight to be diverted. >>> plus, feeling a little itchy? it may be some mosquito, they're out there all right. why the
paid suleiman brown a minor mayoral candidate, who claims gray's campaign paid him to attack then-mayor, adrian fenty. according to court documents, brooks and at least two others funneled money to brown. >>> just as marian barry tried to move past one controversy, he might have to address another potential problem. barry met with leaders of the asian-american community to address disparaging comments he made last month. while discussing racial tejss inned u.s., he used a term for polish immigrants that's also considered offensive. the comment comes as barry pledged to be more careful in choosing his words. he says he wants to work with groups from all backgrounds to make ward 8 a model for diversity. >>> well today republican senate hopefuls in virginia will debate for the last time before voters head to the polls, former governor george allen is considered the front-runner to win the june 12th primary but he'll have to get past tea party leader, jamie rapke, minister ew jackson and bob marshall. allen is trying to win back the seat he lost to democrat jim webb six years ago and
candidate suleiman brown to attack then-mayor adrian fenty. and destroyed evidence to obstruct the ongoing federal investigation. that's a felony and he could face up to 20 years in prison. but gore is thought to be cooperating with authorities, and may be providing the first real insight into how vincent gray's 2010 campaign for mayor spent money off the books. now the big question, what does vincent gray know about all of this? so far, he's not talking. barbara? >> thank you, tom. >>> and we'll continue to follow developments from the courthouse throughout the day. and now to the tough morning on the roads. especially i-95 and the dale city area. northbound 95 was shut down just before 8:00 this morning while police investigated an accident involving several vehicles. one person was killed in that accident, it came just hours after two other serious accidents on southbound 95. in the same area. one of those accidents involved an overturned van, and left one person dead and another critically injured. >>> well let's see how things are moving on the roads right now, let's check in with dan
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. >>> coming up in the next half hour, an impromptu protest at chuck brown's memorial. the move that upset hundreds of fans. >>> plus tom kierein will be back with a look ahead to more comfortable weather we're going to have around here and tower fiing moments for a father, his daughter takes a huge fall. find out what she said after hitting th >>> right now, a janitor at a prince william county elementary school is facing assault charges. a 7-year-old boy told police that ross shenkroft attacked him friday. he said the janitor pinned him against a bulletin board with a cart. pushed him and walked away. the boy was not hurt. >>> also right now the scripps national spelling bee is under way. the preliminaries began this morning at national harbor. 24 contestants from d.c., maryland and virginia are among the spellers. the youngest speller is a 6-year-old from woodbridge. >>> and right now at the white house, president obama is signing the reauthorization of the export-impact bank. the president backeded bank's renewal, he said it could play an important role in creating american jobs and se
are going to be in the heat today. >> reporter: last year, george brown says he had to be rushed to the hospital when getting food to his customers became more important than keeping himself safe in the heat. >> main thing, i didn't eat and drink much. just busy doing it and doing it. forgot all about drinking and eating. then i got dehydrated over there and they took me to the hospital. >> reporter: what's the key to staying safe? when you are dealing with heat on top of heat. >> we have air conditioning in our trucks. we just keep everything cool. the trucks have to run all day anyway to keep the ice cream cold. >> selling ice water and drinking ice water and making cold fruit smoothies. just trying to stay cool. >> reporter: when all else fails, there as mind over matter and just thinking cool thoughts. >> basically just ignore the heat and just get into the job and work as much as we can, talk to the people have fun, enjoy the festival. >> reporter: the weather you are dealing -- whether you are dealing with a hot grill in this kind of heat or not it is important for to you m
brown was found dead inside his sea plesth home last friday. his car, a blue chevrolet caprice is missing. the home is secured with wind os, bars and an alarm system. >> he didn't ever bother anybody. that man sat on his porch, drink his coffee or water or whatever he had to do. he didn't ever bother anybody. >> police are still awaiting the results of brown's autopsy. >>> well there's no end in sight to a debate over a proposed ambulance fee in montgomery county. several people turned out for a public hearing on the issue last night in rockville. county executive ike leggitt wants to require those to pay for services two years it was voted down in a referendum. accord together "washington post," volunteer firefighters promise to bring the current bill to public vote again if the county council approves it. >>> nine minutes after 11:00 is our time. coming up in the next half hour, it's like a plot straight out of james bond. a double agent brought down the al qaeda terror plot, we'll tell you about that. >>> plus, closing doors on the gay marriage issue. the latest state to vot
-old missing since sunday afternoon. jayvon brown was found around 8:30 this morning. we are still working on how he was found and who he was with. family members reported him missing noon sunday after he disappeared near his home in the 1300 block of columbia road in northwest washington. family and friends had been muchimuc searching since. >>> turning to the weather. wet start out there. nothing like we had this time yesterday. we need the rain, i guess, tom. how long are we going to have to have it today? >> well, doesn't look like it will last -- looks like it will last quite a number of days. we have a stalled weather pattern giving us needed rain. it has been abnormally dry now for 2012. we have been running a deficit of four to five inches. this is welcomed rain. and it is coming from a trough of low pressure. all those areas in white, cloudiness, and low pressure extends from the lower part of the chesapeake bay to the atlantic ocean and easterly flow from that has been bringing in the showers and cooler weather. west of us, where the trough is not having any influence, it is almo
red or brown skin. >> can you get that taking birth control pills. post-menopausal women can get it as well. pregnant women, we see it often. the other groups we can usually treat. pregnant women we can't treat. there are a lot of medications that haven't been proven to not be harmful to pregnant women and it's kind of unethical to test medications in pregnant women. so we'll never know. but we say you can deal with it for nine months and then we'll treat it after you finish nursing. >> does it go away? >> a lot of times it goes away on its own, correct, after the delivery. >> let's talk about the stretch marks that you mentioned before. you can treat the itching, but can you treat the stretch mark. >> that is such a wive's tale, old wive's tale. stretch marks are very hereditary. if your mother or aunties didn't have it, you probably won't have it. just because someone has stretch marks doesn't mean they didn't apply the cocoa butter or the lubricant to the belly area. so keep that in mind, if you're going to develop stretch marks because it's in your hereditary, in your genes,
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